- Trial underway for man charged with breaking clean water law Updated: Oct-06-15 2:18 pm
HELENA, Montana - A federal jury heard arguments Tuesday in the case of a miner near Basin who faces criminal charges for digging ponds near his claim that prosecutors say polluted wetlands and a waterway in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest.
- Protections sought for Eastern massasauga rattlesnake Updated: Sep-29-15 2:20 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Federal regulators are proposing to designate the Eastern massasauga rattlesnake as a threatened species.
- Reports: Minnesota's wetlands aren't healthy everywhere Updated: Sep-24-15 1:56 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's wetlands are healthy overall but are suffering in agricultural and populated areas, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said in a pair of reports released Thursday just ahead of the waterfowl season.
- Survey indicates good but declining wetlands in North Dakota Updated: Sep-23-15 12:47 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's annual fall wetland survey indicates good but declining wetland conditions for duck hunting throughout much of the state.
- Michigan lost 4.3 million wetland acres in past 200 years Updated: Sep-22-15 4:10 am
LANSING, Michigan - When 19th century surveyor Lucius Lyon first clapped eyes on Michigan, he excitedly wrote his friends back east to tell of a pristine wilderness that had been "undervalued" by a poor 1815 report.
- No trauma on body of Juneau man found in wetlands Updated: Sep-19-15 4:59 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - There was no obvious trauma on the body of a Juneau man found in the Mendenhall Wetlands, the Alaska State Medical Examiner said.
- Critics: Thriving wetland at risk under restoration project Updated: Sep-19-15 11:59 am
LEWISTOWN, Illinois - The Emiquon Preserve, a vast wetland along the Illinois River, is abundant with otters, muskrats, pelicans and bald eagles - but the environmental group that owns it believes it needs to be recharged. That has some worried that problems plaguing the river will affect the Emiquon.
- Judge allows BNSF trains on new marsh track in Wisconsin Updated: Sep-14-15 5:30 pm
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - BNSF trains can begin rolling on a new track through the La Crosse River marsh after a judge lifted a temporary ban.
- Lafourche project would improve wetlands east of Leeville Updated: Sep-14-15 11:29 am
LEEVILLE, Louisiana - Lafourche Parish's plan for Restore Act money proposes setting aside $270,550 for engineering and permitting to build new wetlands, restore degraded marsh and reduce wave erosion along Louisiana Highway 1 east of Leeville.